Oct 09 2008

CANON EOS Rebel XSi 450D NEW Digital Camera

Published by at 9:49 pm under General

Canon’s new EOS Rebel XSi 450D NEW Digital Camera includes quite a few features new to the EOS brand of Canon camera’s. This camera once again exceeds the abilities of Canon’s intermediate SLR digital camera, the Canon EOS 40D.

The Canon EOS Rebel 450D has a 12.2 mega pixel CMOS sensor, a nice 3 inch LCD screen, an improved 9 point auto focus sensor function and a DIGIC III processor that is capable of taking 3.5 frames per second. The new Live View mode offers an improvement over the 2007 models, offering both advanced features in contrast detection and phase detect modes. The EOS also offers an integrated cleaning system that removes dust in both pre and post image capture modes. Picture styles are also included , with a slightly updated interface.

The overall weight of the camera is quite low also , at 19 ounces. This is thanks in part to a new advanced battery and the switch to SD/SDHC storage compartments. The cost for the body of the camera alone is $799 and with the IS lens kit it will go up to a MSRP of $899.

BASIC FEATURES INCLUDE:

-12.2 Mega pixel, 22.2×14.8, 14-bit RGB CMOS sensor that delivers 4,272×2,848 pixel images
-Single-lens reflex digital camera with interchangeable lenses
-Variable ISO
-TTL optical viewfinder with detailed information display and in-depth-of-field preview
-3 inch TFT LCD with 230,000 pixels with Live View display mode
-Shiftable Program AE, Automatic, Shutter Priority, Depth of field AE, Aperture Priority and Manual exposure modes, plus Landscape, Portrait, Close-up, Night-Portrait, Flas Off and Sports programmed modes
-Variable white balance with automatic, six manual presets and custom settings
-Color correction function with bracketing function
-Flash exposure lock function
-Adjustable exposure compensation
-Auto exposure bracketing
-Image storage on SD or SDHC memory cards
-Electronic self-timer with a fixed duration of 2 and 10 seconds
-Shutter speeds from 1/ 4,000 to 30 seconds
-Bulb setting for longer exposures

SPECIAL FEATURES

-Live View mode with two focusing modes: Quick, phase-detect mode and Live, contrast-detect mode
-Dust reduction technology
-Picture Style menu with six different presets plus settings for contrast, saturation, sharpness and tone.

This digital camera’s features will help you get better images in all kinds of situations. Canon has once again, created an impressive camera. The image quality, performance and utility makes the Canon EOS 450 Xsi a top pick for great value and great-looking pictures.

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